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Delivering Productive Public Services

The Barbican, London

A year on from the Comprehensive Spending Review and the Coalition Government's agenda of efficiency and reform continues. While this is undoubtedly a challenging time for the public sector, many see it as a real opportunity to do things differently ? and better.

This will require improvements in the way tasks are tackled; internal restructuring; better use of IT; making better use of the private sector, whether through outsourcing or procuring new and innovative products and services; and creating new service delivery mechanisms, such as mutual and social enterprises. Closer working between public sector organisations, particularly local government and the NHS, is also envisaged. This conference will look at how public sector leaders can embrace this opportunity to make their organisations more efficient and more productive, and build a public sector fit for the future.

Speakers include:

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP (invited), Minister of State for the Cabinet Office

Steve Fairman, Director of Improvement and Efficiency, NHS South Central

Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, National Audit Office

Lord Bichard, Chair, Community Budgets Group

Cllr Colin Barrow, Leader, Westminster City Council

Siobhan Coughlan, Programme Manager (Productivity), Local Government Improvement and Development

Joe Harley (invited), HM Government Chief Information Officer

For more information, see the Public Service Events website.

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